Over the years Paul Harris Presents has come to represent a benchmark for quality, useable magic tricks for magicians. The label releases new titles quite often. Some get a great reaction from the magic community, whilst others receive a mixed reception. We look at 6 Paul Harris Presents magic tricks that have proved consistent favorites with magicians over the years:
A perfect card magic trick for couples, that leaves the spectators with a souvenir. Refills are cheap and the working conditions are great. Twilight angels has entered the working sets of countless professional magicians.
Based on Yves Domergue’s ground breaking torn and restored playing card routine. Torn by Paul Harris Presents and Daniel Garcia, shot Daniel to magic community fame and became a hit with magicians everywhere. It’s an essential work for anyone serious in studying the torn and restored playing card principle. Although easy to learn, Torn takes a lot of work to look smooth and effortless, but it’s time well spend.
PK magic with mints! Paul Harris Presents MoveMint is one of the best pieces of casual magic you can perform. It’s self contained, quick to resent and appears to be magic with a common place, everyday object. Popular with street magic magicians, it is a move away from ‘magicians props’.
Slide takes the torn and restored principle from Torn, and strips out the sleight of hand. This proved extremely popular with beginners. Add to the easy of use, the ability to animate the restoration of the torn playing card and it’s no wonder Slide proved to be such a hit.
Lubors Lens was released several years ago without much fanfare or attention. It became popular amongst working magicians, but never hit the amateur or hobby magic scene. Then Paul Harris Presents relaunched the with an excellent training DVD and everyone took notice. Great magic with a pen that appears to twist reality itself.
When David Blaine decided to release the magic trick that got him noticed, he picked Paul Harris Presents as the company to bring it to market. Strange Travelers became an instant worldwide hit, helped by David Blaine being the creator. The magic trick deserved it’s popularity. Almost self working, amazing angles and a quick reset make this a perfect professional card magic trick with a mentalism edge.
The 6 Paul Harris Presents magic tricks above are, in our option, the best of the releases under the label. We considered several other excellent magic tricks which have proved popular such as First hand, Stitched, Haunted and the Daniel Garcia Project series. Which Paul Harris Presents titles would you pick as your top 6? Let us know in the comments section below: